Multiple injuries in three-vehicle crash in Canterbury

Three people have been injured in a three-vehicle crash in Canterbury.

The crash happened just before 6pm at the intersection of Lineside Rd and Mulcocks Rd at Flaxton, near Kaiapoi.

St John sent out a media alert saying one person had critical injuries, one had serious injuries and a third had moderate injuries.

All three were transported to Christchurch Hospital, it said. 

The Serious Crash Unit is responding.

Diversions are in place via Revells Rd and the SH1 motorway.